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Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
further residents in their local economy. the stores of individuals that have chosen to participate in the respective pace programs and the successes they have experienced. these can save on monthly utility.bill tos the tune of tosses of dollars, from the beginning of this process, we wanted to make sure this finance tool had a strong workforce component tied to it. we convened meters with our partners and labor to start discussions with how that work component would look like. it's a key to not getting them job today and keeping them employed but to help them find meaningful careers and new economy ins the green collar economy that continues to grow. we want our local workers to have the skills necessary to take part in that e -- emerging industry. we want to ensure local residents are working on local contracts on local projects so we keep money and workflow within san francisco and continue to boost our local economy. i want to thank pat muligan from city build in particular, for all their hard work in the workforce component on that as well. we are confident that san francisco's
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 3:30pm PST
shadow economy involving technically legal inlaw units between world war ii and 1960, there were 20 to 30 thousand in-laws were built, today it'sest mated there are 30 to 40 thousand technically illegal inlaw units, who lives in these in-laws? we know the individuals who live in them are tenants who are typically immigrants, seniors, families and there is a disproportionately high number of children as well as some of our city's lowest income and longest term residents. they live in very affordable units but lack tenant rights. a study in district 11 showed that 45% of residents and in-laws don't even have written leases with their landlords. for many year, there have been significant calls for legalization, inlaw secondary units are simple and cost effective methods of increasing our cost effective supply, organizations from spur to the housing action coalition and tenant organizations have encouraged our city to consider legalization, but unfortunately, we have had a don't ask, don't tell policy, we have turned a blind eye to inlaw policies, it has eliminated an average of 100 in-
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 10:30am PST
economy and the -- excuse me, with the green collar jobs that come with that. we know that the green energy economy can have a market transformation as the it1 we are experiencing here in san francisco but in order to do that we as a city must provide strong demand for energy efficiency and renewable products. that catalyst is greenfinancesf. we have seen other parts of the state of california that have adopted residential programs to great effect recently most notably sonoma and others. and we now know the stories of individuals that have chosen to participate in these respected pace programs and seen the successes that they have encountered. we know these upgrades can save money not only on repair costs and energy services and also monthly energy bills to the tunes of thousands of dollars saved per household. from the beginning we wanted to insure this policy and finance tool have a strong work force component tied to it that put residents to work in this thrg. we can be partners in the labor to begin the discussion of what the work force would look like and training for these jobs
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 12:30pm PST
economy. we share best practices and collaborate to educate the public. and we've realized on many of you who are in the audience. let's get back to where i started people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world do we have them here from leader nancy pelosi who has been protecting the environment to mayor ed lee who is building the extension programs who has helped to there our focuses and effectiveness and strengthen our role 90 in government and the architect is being trormd. we should all take heart from their transformational change. we've shown we can continue our focus to our values we'll indeed have an impact on the federal government in the lives of the american people and hopefully on the world stage where america continues to lead. now we have a woman who needs little introduction nancy pelosi is the representative for the one hundred and 31st congress reforming the political system to create clean campaigns and concocting reforms and slurring the neighborhoods and scalds. from 2007 to 2011 she served in the house of representatives and she's represented cong
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 11:30pm PST
here fortunately in lieu of to witness the clean up air energy economy we know this could trigger a market transformation for the evolution we're witnessing but in order to unleash the potential we must provide the cat lift for a are you unnecessarily product and services. that catalyst as i mentioned it green finance sf. we've seen other parts of the state here in california that have adapted pace programs like in riverside county and have each year the positive impacts. we know the stories of individual that have benefited from the pace programs. we know those upgrades can save money for crucial home improvement projects but illuminate bills. in the future it was important for mayor ed lee and i to make sure this finance had a strong workforce component. we had meetings with our partners in labor to start the conversations and we know that training and employees for jobs in the many energy economy is key to keeping them employed but helping them find meaningful careers and building their families within your borders. we have clean energy we want our workers to benefit. we're going
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
programs swallows resume and interview training and all while providing pathways into the economy. as you can see from this photo it's representative of the city many diverse cultures and backgrounds. a little bit about myself i grew up in district 10 and been a resident my whole life and grew up going to 345rg9d king pool. that's the first thing we saw and on your right this is the opera house. those are some of the schools i've attend the elementary school the valley middle school and burton academic high school all within the district. after graduating high school i wanted to be a productive men of the community a cousin of mine gave me information about 9 neighborhood design which is 14 week carpentership program we focused on materials conservatism as well as energy efficiency. it was here that i found out about the green economy through the curriculum which some of you may not have heard of it was developed in part by john's who was a key advisors to obama on the green economy. from that program i was introduced to environment now this is a great picture of us doing outreach. we
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
our clean energy economy. ~ we know kleischv energy economy can trigger market transformation as big as the it transformation happening across our world also here in san francisco, but we need to provide [speaker not understood] for stronger market demand and renewable products and services [speaker not understood] and that is green finance sf. we have already seen other parts of the state that have adopted similar pace residential pace programs most notably sonoma and riverside counties and have seen the positive impacts that have followed in those jurisdictions. and we've also now seen the stories and know the stories of individuals that have chosen to participate in these existing programs. we know these upgrades can save money not only in repair costs to crucial home energy services, but also on monthly utility bills to the tune of thousands of dollars a year annually. from the beginning of the process, it was a priority for mayor lee and i to ensure this environmental policy and finance tool had a very strong work force component tied to it that put local residents to work in th
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
projects so we keep money and workflow within san francisco and continue to boost our local economy. i want to thank pat muligan from city build in particular, for all their hard work in the workforce component on that as well. we are confident that san francisco's program can now move forward and be successful. we've seen countless programs up and down the state of california and nationwide operates successfully now for years with no threat of it being shut down, we want to protect property owners and give them the comfort they need to part pate. our governor jerry brown passed in his budget reserve funds that will address sfha concerns and make sure that they are not impacted by pace impacts mere in san francisco, we will be participate ining the state reserve fund so that our property owners are fully perked. green finance sf is the environmental solution we've been searching for in san francisco that will build out local energy sources and will create local jobs, it will reduce the adverse effects of climate change, make it easier for property owners in our neighborhoods make energ
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
that way or a place to work and create jobs that way but to grow the economy in the surrounding area. that is what it makes it a model to the nation and that's what san francisco is also ready and able to do. as we bring life into the building this is renovated in the great recession and now ready for another service hopefully it is something we'll be calling the great come back of our economy. i think mayor ed lee and everyone here for our leadership all your leadership because it's more than a building it's more than a workplace or a you mean it's to growth and regional it's the link from the past a great past as the un plaza to the future and i couldn't be happier to be here with you to celebrate that. so thank you very much all very much. thank you so much congresswoman your leadership in the house that passed the recovery act not only helped to create and save millions of jobs but it is what made this project possible so thank you. tiger lee is the director for the administration services he's served a vital role to build a responsible government for the american people. he
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 1:30pm PST
committed to growing the local economy and maintaining a strong connection to our san francisco lines. when looking for a new headquarters it was location, location, location. we needed somewhere to provide easy access to lots of local businesses and restaurants and remain convenient for mass transit riders and bike riders a lot of our employees ride bikes. combrem is pack at about local plays and celebrate the distinct active and unique. we want to have this into a more than workplace. talking of resident at the 130 montgomery is an important milestone. we'll celebrate our tenth anniversary next year. i'm privileged to introduce yelp leader our 2kwishd nancy pelosi (clapping.) and what on a honor to be your representative in congress. thank you jeremy. your leadership and your sense of community and for staying in san francisco. i'm honored to join you and your colleagues especially our mayor who has a relationship with this part of the whole city, of course, but this was his baby and he's done a remarkable job. when we cut relishes at another that i have i tip my hat to president ob
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
to help and we'll continue to ask people to do that while our economy is a prosperous we need to help each other out. this is a wonderful city we exhibited that last month with the bad kid in our city and even on a more daily basis. i want to remind everybody about the typhoon is still with us with a filipino-american community we're asking ourselves owe everyone else to continue to be the global city and give all you can too >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> help folks that devastation will last year's. thank you, everybody and happy holidays and thaegz and keep sharing with your hearts >> thank you, mr. mayor. we appreciated our being here you're so loyal to the salvation army now i know why. some fast food facts pr 4 thousand meals are served to the search and seizures and soot shut in 3 hundred deliver routes and 45 hundred pound of turkey. are put together for the dinner 8 hundred pounds the green beans and 1 thousand 80 pound of miami. none of the preparations none of them disrupted the meals that everyday we've received for our participants and our homeless outreach in the
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 1:30pm PST
of people that get spent in the local economy and these are federal dollars and they are spent locally and that is a good thing and they are absolutely cal fresh has been shown to improve the food security and health among participants and there is a multiplier effect here, the federal dollars and for each dollar spent in the city, there is an economic multiplier to the tune of $1.80, it keeps the money in the community and it keeps the people in what we call the normal streams of commerce, which creates a virtal circle. if you thought about a meal being served, you will play that out and broke down and if you play out the cost of the meal and if that is covered by some from the city and some food at a free or low cost and the program money that organization raises itself and plus the volunteers to carry it out. >> and what are these that are needed to be identify and the partnerships that can grow this capacity most effectively and efficiently to increase the capacity
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
economy is heating i those property owners are beginning to evict artists and who were famously featured on market. our office had been working very closely with the mayor's office in particular jeff buckley. director tom from department of believe inspection and director of planning john ram 40 who discussed the issues. just in two buildings alone on market street we could see the potential evocation of one hundred residents many are protecting that are part of making san francisco san francisco. we started working closely with this committee to allow tenants to stay in those residential unit many of which have been incredibly affordable and part of our affordable housing stock. i do want to thank all the departments for working closely with our department that will allow the city to have a better handle on many building h that are dwelling units. so working closely with dbi we've drafted this proposal we want to address some issues in the process of working with the tenant in those swaksdz. the buildings are required to notice the tenant about work. and commercial buildings do
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 4:30am PST
and work in the city. and the hotels support the economy there that as well. michael serves on the hotel and foundation board that raises money for hospitalized pistol and a sclarpdz michael is the president and he's about that a leader. as michael mentioned the hospitality industry is a industry that looked at gaps around us the hotels have careful because of the guest xrerps and you can post on hotel.com any type of noise and they did. and michael and the hotel has done a good job and i encourage you to move this permit >> any public comment on this item?. all right. seeing none, public comment is closed. commissioners happy to take a motion >> i move to approve with police companies. >> second. >> great any further discussion? if not let's take it for a vote >> on the motions to approve with police conditions (calling names) moved. >> congratulations. we're going to move on to our next item that's really a closed item section 4, 5497 and an admin code we are going to do a employee evaluation so we're going to have everyone please we the appropriately report and review of the exe
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
more needs than dollars. there is a long pipeline and as the economy is improving and more construction is occurring, more money will come in. similar lateral to -- similarly to the impact development that money will come in. >> i just want to speak to the rincon hill that was established by the board of supervisors. we haven't used any funding or there haven't been any sale of the bond proceed. it's untested in terms of the selling of the bond. we are going to pro port to start using that pay as you go. we haven't used it to date. >> i understand that. is carlsbad, california the only other city? >> that's to my understanding yeah. >> i just wanted to fill out the conversation more. budget director with the mayor's office. just also on the ifd issue. specifically with rincon hill there have not been sales in the past. we've not been able to use that instrument and it's basically like one of the benefits of ifd is we thought we would be able to get money immediately and pay it off over time and because this is a new instrument not used very much in california, we haven't se
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 11:30am PST
economy, equality and environment. once again all those projects are sequestering conscious and 3450ig9 carbons their own to have increase that walk ability and providing food foyer people and all things jeffrey beautifully articulated. argue just to go over the grantees the asian week foundations for that hunter point. this a big one the floater 4rer789 he gateway high school and bay street neighborhood watch and other. those are fabulous projects there's so many people involved so we present them to you. i know from a community you can look at the resolution and look at the description of the project i have it right here. that's what we're presenting do you have any questions and also a lot of the greets are here >> had you fabulous they are. >> will the fabulous grantees stand up. >> great you, you know, you're there. (clapping.) so do you have questions. >> commissioner stephenson. >> can you door-to-door one the programs. one of the programs is the main street neighborhood watch at the a mate and may street so they're to believe planting huge trees and this group they've co
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 12:30pm PST
about five weeks after that the economy completely crashed. my plan -- and i'm absolutely dogmatic about my plans --were delayed slightly. i would say that in this very difficult timefor the arts and everyone, especially the arts, it's phenomenal how new century has grown where many unfortunate organizations have stopped. during this period we got ourselves on national radio presence; we started touring, releasing cds, a dvd. we continue to tour. reputation grows and grows and grows and it has never stopped going forward. msk(music) >> the bay area knows the orchestra. you maybe take things for granted a little bit. that is simply not the case will go on the road. the audiences go crazy. they don't see vitality like this on stage. we are capable of conveying joy when we play. msk(music) >> any performance that we do, that a program, that will be something on the program that you haven't heard before. string orchestra repertoire is pretty small. i used to be boxed into small repertoire. i kept constantly looking for new repertoire and commissioning new arrangements. if you look at t
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
the angel funding and start of box. that's an amazing contribution to the economy of san francisco. so start ups are starting to change. doug and i are going to make you guys be as successful as you can guys be as successful as you can and have free food all right. guys be as successful as you can and have free food all right. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick. heat waves. massive heat waves. tick. severe droughts. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick. devastating... devastating hurricanes. tick. tick. tick. tick. tick! tick! tick! tick! tick! tick! our future... tick! tick! is up... to you. tick. go to fightglobalwarming.com while there's still time. >> ready to convene? >> okay. roll call, commissioner woo ho? >> here. >> brandon. >> here >> adams. >> here. >> murphy. >> here. >> approval of the minutes for the october 22, 2013 meeting. >> so moved. >> second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> pledge of allegiance.
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
, and really focusing the transportation and planning on economy analysis is so critical. and we are seeing that at the regional level as well. and so i am glad that we are so inner twined with what is happening at the regional level, too. >> thank you. just in closing i wanted to thank the board so much for your guidance and your hard work and for appointing a great sit ten for the committee to avice her on the team and that public out reach really strengthen and bol tered our efforts to make sure that we are covering and addressing the most important needs and to help to think about that with the city partner and the regional partners as well. i want to thank all of the other agencies who did participate, mta and all of the city agencies the regional agencies as well and we will continue to work with them on the prop k five year programs as rachel said to implement it in every neighborhood across the city. i want to thank her for the hard work and the ex-tened team and the multiple sections of the transportation authority and all of whom collaborated over the past seven years to be
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
amazing contribution to the economy of san francisco. so start ups are starting to change. doug and i are going to make you guys be as successful as you can and have free food all right. >> well good morning, everyone and welcome. i'm mike co- hill president of the west bay regular alienate. this event will kickoff the construction of two new state of the arc earthquake save hospitals in san francisco. one hospital here on this site in the center of san francisco and a second hospital at the caesar chavez in the growing neighborhoods of the southeast section of the city. today is a pivotal point in the history of the medical center and for the health care system in san francisco. for one hundred and 50 years cpmc has been providing citizens with the most advance mcavailable. with the construction of our two new hospitals we'll be in positional to continue to serve the medical needs of the residents of san francisco for decades to come. we also have with us the president of the board of supervisors david chiu and supervisor mar farrell. both supervisors along with david campos were the
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
tenants remain in their homes for as long as we could. with our economy recovering from recession, there are speculators looking to take advantage of the strong real estate market at the expense of long-time tenants with no place to go. buying a building with the sole intent to evict rent controlled tenants, speculators are undermining the affordability of our entire stock, in past economic cycles, we've seen the number of el evictions as property values increase. i'm committed to taking action on the ellis act before this disturbing trend start to spiral in even great e larger crisis, so what can we do, colleagues? well, the heart of the matter lies with the state law itself. the ellis act is being abused by real estate speculators so we need to go to the state and change that law. i will ask you, supervisor, and every member of the board of supervisors to stand with me, we need to end the real estate speculation that is destabilizing our neighborhoods, and while we're fighting this battle, we must also stay focused on growing our own city back here at home. we need to build more
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2013 12:30am PST
francisco arts and entertainment economy is valued at $4 billion and responsible for 48,000 jobs and not all of these jobs are paying living wages and benefits like healthcare and retirement. but the jobs will as they do currently and you are talking stage hands and culinary workers, and station gers and broadcast technicians and these are just a few of the types of employees that will serve the new pavillion. it will make it easy for the workers to get to the jobs and finally i will speak as a former port commissioner, it will resurrect 30-32 and if we lose the opportunity to build it, the city will have to spent, approximately 50 million dollars to remove the piers as a taxpayer that is not what i want. i want it at pier 30-32 and thank you for your time and generous and i hope for go forward with this. thank you. >> and after, jim, we have leah peminto. >> good afternoon, president and commissioners i'm jim salina senior and i have been raised in the commission district and i have lived in san francisco my entire life and i have passed along. i encourage you to move this forward,
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 8:30am PST
and the workers go north, really being the back bone of the economy, and of the entire corridor and then, west and east along the water. and going south, of course, for the people that live in the region who are going down to other further challenges of the cal trans, and so whatever that or the offices downtown and so that is my, that is my bit on that. and more to the point, and i have one that really welcomed like i said, daylighting of the funding of the organization. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please? >> thank you, my name is (inaudible) and i am from san jose and i strongly support these two years ago and i actually pushed for the funding and the reason that i did was because of the cal train, is because of the bikes on board, was no longer sustain able and we had a capacity problem and so our bush for bike sharing and those sorts of bike storage and you need to think about this bart now that you can start to have bikes. and for instance you might want to look on the baloba and it might become a issue, and the last point that connectivity in the south east, and you need to
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
compete in an economy. so the mayor and i have the honor of going to all the ribbon cuttings participate in the south of middle market. this is the first incubator space we're coming to which is an international collaborative workspace. i was speaking with some of the employees how many of us came to san francisco 13 years for the first dot come boom. many folks went from the colleges to the hot economy at that time. of course, we had the bust will cycle that followed and we're seeing something that's exiting the diversity of the economies and the businesses are incredible. this is excited about this step we're seeing on international collaboration this notice not just in san francisco but in asia. i'm sure you're aware it's been the mayors responsibility to collaborate to share ideas together. that's how innovative business and products are going to be created and brought together for our people. so i'm also here on behalf of the 11 members of the board of supervisors to welcome digital garage d g 717 to the south of market. i have an accomodation. i want to say one last thi
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
great news for the economy and small business and because it means more of a customer base and it is also a bad things for businesses in the transportation planning where we had been used to the planning for the automobile only road space and it is just the case that when you have thousands of people moving through a city, getting everybody from point a to b by a car is not going to keep on working, new roads is not an option and there is not the land use space and the transit is expensive and it is certainly important and that is why we are seeing many cities across the country implement the bike lanes and these are lanes that have separation between the traveling and automobile traffic and bicycle traffic with plastic posts or parked cars or planters, and it is an innovative solution that does not take a lot of time to put in that many cities are starting to implement and the co-author and the impact on the local economies i have been examining the data speaking with the owners, across the country, and the cities where, the transportation planners are building these types of bike l
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
safety. we're fortunate that our economy a strong. and we do want to have success for everyone in the city. and everybody in some way including the kids in my family all touched muni in one way so it's a major transit mode we want to support and when it comes to saves they have to be a safe place for everyone. thank you to all the offered and the people and the entire safety compliment that works directly with metropolitan and as well as our police department. only on a day to day basis but they've been there with our officers to supplement all that the muni needs to do. we've invested in the improvement of our public safety. this summer as you heard chief and i and others in the technology world in the city likewise our officers to save time and allowing them to use smart phones that are connected no to the system that our attorney general has. we also invested in the community ambassador program to get them trained. those are residents of people that live in the tenderloin south of market in the bay view or vigilance valley they're walking the streets they can be the additional eyes
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